Special Issue "Energy Sustainable Management"
A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2011)
Prof. Dr. Naim Hamdia Afgan
Emeritus professor, UNESCO Chair Holder, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, Lisbon, 1049, Portugal
Phone: +38 111 242 1141
Interests: Energy Sustainable Management; Sustainable Water Desaliantion
Sustainable energy management is a guideline for the development energy strategy. It implies a need for the future paradigm defined and interpreted as intergenerational phenomena as the level scale, multiple domains, social development of society and multiple interpretation of sustainable development. The energy as a complex system requires a multi-criteria evaluation of the potential options to meet the future of its development. It requires respective set of indicators reflecting economic, environmental, social and technological quality. With the multi-criteria assessment of potential options and the evaluation of strategic road map is designed.
Fossil, nuclear and renewable energy resources management are the essential bases for the long term planning for the future resources consumption. Energy sustainable management is the essential tool for the proper utilization of the energy resources.
The economic evaluation of energy resource conversion into a final energy represents motivation for the new technological development. In this respect a new development of energy system will stimulate respective economic and technological development. Special attention has to be devoted to the development of renewable energy resource.
The social aspect of energy system comprises the need for respective satisfaction of human requirements. It implies requirement for the multi-purpose energy system to be used for the heating and cooling systems, energy and water production, energy use in transport systems.
The Sustainable Energy Management issue of Sustainable journal is aimed to promote and invite interested experts in deferent area to write peer-revenue articles, original paper and present original idea for promotion of the new energy strategy.
Prof. Dr. Naim Hamdia Afgan
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed Open Access monthly journal published by MDPI.
- energy diversity
- energy efficiency
- energy infrastructure
- regional interpretation of energy system
- market-based climate change response
- technological innovation and development and public understanding and trust
Sustainability 2010, 2(12), 3812-3830; doi:10.3390/su2123812
Received: 18 November 2010; in revised form: 2 December 2010 / Accepted: 7 December 2010 / Published: 21 December 2010| Download PDF Full-text (392 KB)
Sustainability 2011, 3(10), 1855-1865; doi:10.3390/su3101855
Received: 30 July 2011; in revised form: 9 September 2011 / Accepted: 13 September 2011 / Published: 12 October 2011| Download PDF Full-text (259 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Sustainability 2012, 4(5), 933-957; doi:10.3390/su4050933
Received: 26 February 2012; in revised form: 25 March 2012 / Accepted: 19 April 2012 / Published: 7 May 2012| Download PDF Full-text (854 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Last update: 15 November 2010